Airstream International Serenity, part 1 -- Sleek
The most recognized Recreation Vehicle on the road today is the iconic streamlined, aerodynamic aluminum Airstream. With its unique metallic exterior, Airstream has been called the Silver Bullet, Toaster-on-Wheels, and the Rolls-Royce of travel trailers. "I call this
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Folding A-frame trailers, part 1: Fun, super easy to tow
The small A-frame foldout trailer will never capture a huge slice of the Recreation Vehicle (RV) market, however, those who have them, love them. "They're fun and super easy to tow," say A-frame owners who cut across all backgrounds and ages. What all A-frame enthusi
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RV film quiz
Test your knowledge of RV film lore .... try your memory on this quiz based on one originally created by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. When it came time for the recently widowed Jack Nicholson to hit the road in “About Schmidt” (2002), he does it i
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RVing with Kids, part 2: Connecting family with nature, each other
According to a recent survey by RVIA, a recreation vehicle industry organization, the top reasons for increased RV use include enjoying outdoor activities, keeping children active, and seeing America. A similar study in the United Kingdom by the Camping and Caravanni
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RVing with Kids, part 1: Quality time with family
Each year more than 22 million RV owners vacation in America’s great outdoors in order to spend "quality time" with their families. “Using an RV gives families the flexibility to vacation how they want and when they want, at a budget-friendly price,” according
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RVing Millennials, part 1: More younger families are hitting the road in recreation vehicles
New and younger generations of campers are hitting the road in Recreation Vehicles and discovering the benefits of RV travel. Millennials, generally those born after 1980, are appreciating the fun, freedom and flexibility of RVing — something their parents and grandpa
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15 million RVers on road this Memorial Day weekend
This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of the 2015 summer camping season. "More than 5.5 million RVs and 15 million RVers will be on the road during the Memorial Day weekend," according to Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, an RV industry organization.
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Why are RV manufacturers looking for so many drivers?
"Officials from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association estimate that an additional 2,000 drivers are needed to deliver the 25,000 to 30,000 recreational vehicles that are sitting on lots in southern Michigan and northern Indiana," according to an article by Jim Mee
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RVing with Special Physical Needs, part 1 -- 'Factory modifications'
"Travel and outdoor enthusiasts with special physical needs are recapturing their mobility and enjoying time on the road in Recreation Vehicles," reports the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. "RVs are the ideal way for everyone to experience the open road in conv
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RVing: An American Dream, Part 3 -- 'Growing consumer confidence'
According to Recreation Vehicle Industry Association statistics, 2013 shipments from RV manufacturers to dealers, a key indicator of demand, was 321,127 units, which was more than a 12.4 percent gain over the 2012 total.  Shipments bottomed out in 2009 at 165,700 units
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